U.S. energy secretary duped into fake interview with Russian comedians

U.S. energy secretary duped into fake interview with Russian comedians

WASHINGTON — U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry optimistically discussed expanding American coal exports to Ukraine and other energy matters during a lengthy phone call...
For Norway’s next big oilfield, size isn’t everything

For Norway’s next big oilfield, size isn’t everything

When Tejre Sørviknes, Norway’s oil minister, received plans to develop the Johan Castberg field, in the Barents Sea, on December 5, he described it...
Battle over drilling in Arctic refuge expected to heat up in next Congress

Battle over drilling in Arctic refuge expected to heat up in...

SEATTLE -- Amid the fierce partisan politics that dominate Congress, Alaska Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Washington Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell have displayed a...
Why Arctic oil development could soon be in crisis

Why Arctic oil development could soon be in crisis

With global oil prices already falling from a price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia, coronavirus and subsequent global economic meltdown are also taking...
Russian gas pipelines to go ahead despite U.S. sanctions

Russian gas pipelines to go ahead despite U.S. sanctions

MOSCOW/BRUSSELS — New U.S. sanctions will make it harder for Russia to build two gas export pipelines to Europe but the projects are unlikely to...
Trump to nominate ex-energy lobbyist Bernhardt to head Interior

Trump to nominate ex-energy lobbyist Bernhardt to head Interior

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said on Monday he would nominate David Bernhardt, a former energy lobbyist, to be secretary of the interior, the...
The Trump administration just pushed forward on two major Arctic Alaska development projects

The Trump administration just pushed forward on two major Arctic Alaska...

The Trump administration on Friday released documents that pushed two controversial Arctic Alaska projects — one a road, and the other an oilfield —...
Report: Arctic refuge coastal plain, poised for oil development, is increasingly important for wildlife

Report: Arctic refuge coastal plain, poised for oil development, is increasingly...

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain, the area slated by the Trump administration for oil leasing, is an increasingly important site for polar...
Cryptocurrency miners seek cheap energy in Norway and Sweden

Cryptocurrency miners seek cheap energy in Norway and Sweden

FRANKFURT/MILAN — Cryptocurrency miners are moving in to Norway and Sweden to take advantage of cheap hydro-electric energy and low temperatures to power and...
The latest Norway oil find is another drop in Barents barrel

The latest Norway oil find is another drop in Barents barrel

Measured by its size, the discovery announced earlier this week by Equinor, Norway’s state-controlled oil firm, is marginal. The Skruis find, in the northern...